Direct all operations of the Fire – Rescue Unit at a Part 139 Airport. Supervise compliance with the FAA – FAR Part 139 regulations. Respond to all airport emergencies and participate in mitigation of same, serving as Incident Commander and member of Unified Command Structure.
•Direct training program as required, adhering to guidelines in FAA Advisory Circulars
•Develop standard operating procedures governing response to and operations at ARFF/EMS responses as well as daily activities.
•Enforce applicable FAA, NFPA, and OSHA standards as well as state and local regulations related to fire services.
•Plan and prepare mock disasters and table-top exercises.
•Represent the airport in planning sessions with outside agencies for disaster planning and response exercises and/or training.
•Supervise fueling operations and storage for compliance with FAR Part 139 requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science or related field.
Must have at least five (5) years or more of progressively responsible experience years as Chief at a small hub airport with at least index C or holder of a management position in an AARF organization at a medium or large hub.
Should have extensive experience in ARFF training, Incident Command, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Mass Casualty Incidents.
Additional experience dealing with HAZMAT and DECON should also be required.
A full working knowledge and extensive experience in commanding large scale incidents should be demonstrated as this individual will be functioning as the Incident Commander during all incidents on the AOA.